The Gentleman's Magzine and Hiftorical Chronicle Volume LVI

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General Books, Mar 6, 2012 - 480 páginas
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1786 Excerpt: ...coffee-house stands opposite her window. I visit and revisit it to little purpose. If 1 can now and then get a glance of her person by a casual removal of her window-curtain, it is more than 1 expect. 1 have made her sensible of my passion; but flie rejects it with a frown. In this dilemma, what am I to do? You, Mr, Triflcr, as a man of expedience and judgement in the world, have perhaps heard of a similar case with my own. Perhaps you can teach me how to procure my Gelilla's favour (for so flic is named), or to end the ardour of my passion. My intentions are conformable to the stiictest rules of honour and integrity. Pray, Sir, take compassion on my weakncls, and communicate to me as loon as polfible the most speedy method of putting au end to my troubles in an honourable way. 1 remain, with all poliible esteem and respect, your most sincere sliend, and obedient servant, Simius Dangl-f.well. Mr. Urban, 08. to. AS I am a constant reader of your valuable Miscellany, it gives me jpain when 1 sec any thing in it that has the appearance of illibcrality, or injustice. The Gentleman's Magazine has deservedly a very wide circulation in the British empue; and is regarded in foreign countries as oae of our belt literary journals; hence any poison that may steal into it occomes very dangerous indeed. Allow me then, Mr. Urban, with your wonted candour, to otfer a few remarks on the unjust and raiional Illiberality discouraged. illiberal insinuations, which now and then fall from some of/your correspondents, with regard to our northern neighbours of Scotland. It is a matter devoutly wished by every sensible subject of this yet great empire, that no invidious national distinctions should operate; but that all should act with amity, as one body and one soul. As every rea...

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